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[audio]Building Bridges: Dr. King: Memphis City Sanitation Workers Strike - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** The current struggles of public sector workers rights in Wisconsin and around the country has galvanized public and worker sentiment and support to an extent not seen since the battle to organize the Memphis City sanitation workers in 1968. This was part of the upsurge of the civil rights movement of the 1960âs and also of the mass unionization of public workers in that decade...
Keywords: memphis sanitation strike; Dr. King Memphis; Taylor Rogers AFSCME; Michael K. Honey Memphis strike
Downloads: 7
[audio]Building Bridges: U.S. Government Profits from Sweatshops - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges, the National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ****************** A Building Bridges Expose - How the U.S. Government Profits from Child Labor, Forced Overtime, Wage Violations, and Other Illegal, Dangerous and Inhumane Conditions with Ian Urbina, N.Y. Times investigatory reporter and Molly McGrath, International Campaigns Coordinator, AFL-CIO Just as major brands and retailers buy from thousands of global suppliers who fail to comply with laws, protect workers and respect...
Keywords: Ian Urbina; Molly McGrath; International Campaigns AFL-CIO; U.S. purchases sweatshops abroad; U.S. contracts sweatshops; Bangladesh sweatshops U.S
Downloads: 22
[audio]Building Bridges: Dr. King and the Memphis City Sanitation Workers Strike - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** The current struggles of public sector workers rights in Wisconsin and around the country has galvanized public and worker sentiment and support to an extent not seen since the battle to organize the Memphis City sanitation workers in 1968. This was part of the upsurge of the civil rights movement of the 1960âs and also of the mass unionization of public worker...
Keywords: Dr. King Memphis; Mike Honey Memphis; Taylor Rogers Memphis; 1968 sanitation workers strike Memphis
Downloads: 22
[audio]Building Bridges: Obama Budget Attack On Social Security; Guest Worker Program Reform; NYS Minimum Wage Law Fiasco - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges over WBAI radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., April 15, 2013, 7 - 8 pm EST ******************************** Obama Budget Attack On Social Security Hangs Seniors Out To Dry with Bob Borosage, Co-Director, Campaign for Americaâs Future The median income of people over age 65 is less than $20,000 a year. Nearly 70 percent of the elderly rely on Social Security benefits for more than half of their income and nearly 40 percent rely on Social Security for more than 90 ...
Keywords: Bob Borosage; Campaign for America's Future; social security Obama; social security chained cpi; N.Y.S. minimum wage; Cuomo minimum wage; justice will be served; immigration reform; guest worker reform; Josh Eidelson
Downloads: 33
[audio]Building Bridges National: Lincoln Cantata - Earl Robinson's Lonesome Train - Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg 28 minutes ****************************** Earl Robinsonâs Cantata, Lonesome Train, as part of Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial The Riverside Church in NYC presented the Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College, The NYC Labor Chorus and The Riverside Inspirational Choir in Earl Robinsonâs cantata, The Lonesome Train in honor of the 200th birthday of the great emancipator Abraham Lincoln...
Keywords: Lincoln; Earl Robinson; Lorca Peress Ruby Dee; Michael Mark; David Amram; Eric Weissberg; Aaron Copland School of Music; NYC Labor Chorus; Riverside Inspirational Choir; Pete Seeger
Downloads: 634
[audio]Building Bridges: For A Free Palestine with Jeff Halper - mimi rosenberg and Ken Nash
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** A Free, Free Palestine Remains The Question featuring, Jeff Halper, an anthropologist, author of several books on the Israeli-Palestine conflict, lecturer about Israeli politics, and political activist who has lived in Israel since 1973. He is best known as the co-founder and Coordinator of the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions...
Keywords: Jeff Halper; Omar Barghouti; Boycott Divestment Sanctions Israel; Palestine; Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions
Downloads: 5
[audio]Building Bridges: Teresa Ghilarducci: The Plot to Kill Pensions and a Plan to Save Them - produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** The Plot to Kill Pensions and a Plan to Save Them Featuring TERESA GHILARDUCCI, Prof. of Economic Policy Analysis, New School for Social Research and author of When Iâm Sixty Four A crisis is brewing for American workers' retirement, due to attack on pensions and the inadequacy of 401k accounts which were designed to replace guaranteed pensions...
Keywords: Teresa Ghilarducci; social security; 401k plans; defined benefits pension Plans; guaranteed retirement accounts; retirement
Downloads: 16
[audio]The New Jim Crow with Michelle Alexander - Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
WBAIâs Radio Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Monday, February 6, 2012, 7- 9 pm EST, over 99.5 FM Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash ******************************** The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness with Michelle Alexander, human rights activist, litigator, best-selling author Racism is rampant. The Mayorâs, the NYPDâs policing policies and practices, that resulted in the killing of an unarmed Rahmarley Graham, 18 years old in his ...
Keywords: New Jim Crow; Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness
Downloads: 118
[audio]Building Bridges: Domestic Workers United - Your Home, My Work - Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
WBAI Radio's Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report 56:27 **************************************** Domestic Workers United - "Your Home, My Workâ Building Bridges allows domestic workers to tell their stories - stories of their pains, their pride and their efforts to organize for labor rights. Since slavery, the domestic work force has been predominately women of color. With the abolition of slavery African-American women were still the predominate workers, as immigrant woman began to ...
Keywords: domestic workers; domestic workers united; domestic workers bill of rights; Ai-Jen Poo
Downloads: 122
[audio]Building Bridges Radio: Red Seas with Gerald Horne - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report National Edition Produced by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash *************************************************** Red Seas: Ferdinand Smith & Radical Black Sailors in the United States & Jamaica with Gerald Horne, Prof. of History and African-American studies at the University of Houston, During the heyday of the U.S. & international labor movements in the 1930s & 1940s...
Keywords: Red Seas; Gerald Horne; Ferdinand Smith; National Maritime Union; Jamaica Labor
Downloads: 56
[audio]Building Bridges: Preventable Deaths: The Texas Explosion; 112 Bangladesh Garment Workers Burned To Death - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges over WBAI radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., April 22, 2013, 7 - 8 pm EST ******************************** Preventable Deaths: The Texas Explosion & The Tragedy Of Workplace Fatalities with Tom O'Connor, Dir., Ntl. Council for Occupational Safety & Health The latest work place tragedy, the explosion last Wednesday at Texasâ chemical and fertilizer plant left at least 14 people dead and more that 160 injured...
Keywords: Tom O'Connor; Dir; Ntl. Council for Occupational Safety & Health; Sophia Henderson Holmes; poet; Texas Fertilizer plant explosion; Triangle Fire; OSHA; Bangladesh Garment Workers Fire; Kalpona Atkar; Bangladesh Center for Worker Solidarity
Downloads: 43
[audio]Building Bridges: Slamming and Planning to End Mass Incarceration - Mmi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
Building Bridges with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Monday, December, 24, 2012, 7 - 8 pm EST over WBAI Radio, 99.5 FM, ******************************** âAnd The Walls Came Tumbling Downâ A Building Bridges Special with Mumia Abu-Jamal, Angela Davis, Cornel West, Pam Africa, Jazz Hayden, Juan E. Mendez, Soffiyah Elijah, and Marc Lamont Hill Recalling in now its 41st year the Attica prison massacre of courageous prisoners who rose up against dehumanizing conditions, thousands came together to follow...
Keywords: Mumia Abu-Jamal; Angela Davis; Cornel West; Pam Africa; Jazz Hayden; Juan E. Mendez; Soffiyah Elijah; Marc Lamont Hill; Attica; solitary confinement; new jim crow
Downloads: 87
[audio]Building Bridges: WPA's Federal Theater Project - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition - 27:06 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************************** Furious Improvisation: How the WPA and a Cast of Thousands Made High Art Out of Desperate Times with author Susan Quinn A vivid portrait of the turbulent 1930s and the Roosevelt administration as seen through the WPAâs Federal Theater Project which managed to turn a WPA unemployment program into a platform for some of the most cutting-edge the...
Keywords: Great Depression; unemployment; WPA; Works Progress Administration; Susan Quinn; Furious Improvisation; President Roosevelt; fireside chats; Federal Theater Project; economic crisis; economic stimulus
Downloads: 124
[audio]Building Bridges: Saving Dying Brooklyn Hospitals; Landmark Stop & Frisk Decision; Jazz Impresario Ms. Blu - Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
Building Bridges over WBAI radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., August 19, 2013, 7 - 8 pm EST ********************* Analyzing The Landmark Decision Holding Stop & Frisk Unconstitutional with Samuel Walker, criminal justice expert, witness in the historic trial Judge Scheindlin's decision confirms what the communities subject to being stopped and frisked already knew, the NYPD's Stop & Frisk program violates the constitutional rights of Black and Latino New Yorkers every day...
Keywords: Save Dying Brooklyn Hospitals; NYS Nurses Association; Ms. Blu; Stop & Frisk Unconstitutional; Samuel Walker
Downloads: 20
[audio]Building Bridges: What Chicago Teachers Taught Us; Occupy One Year Old And Developing; An Exit Strategy to the War on Drugs - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
WBAIâs Radio Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Monday, September 24, 2012, 7- 8 pm EST, over 99.5 FM Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash ******************************** What Chicago Teachers Taught Us With Kimberly Bowsky, Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) rank and file activist, member of CORE, Council of Rank and File Educators and the CTU House of Delegates and Brian Jones, former NYC public elementary school teacher, now pursuing a doctorate in urban education, co-nar...
Keywords: Chicago Teachers Union strike; education reform; Kimberly Bowsky; Council of Rank and File Educators; Brian Jones; MORE; occupy wall street birthday; drug reform
Downloads: 56
[audio]Realizing the Dream - March on Washington for Jobs and Justice - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges, the National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ******************** Realizing the Dream! Across the March of Time 1963 to 2013, for Jobs & Justice Marching on Washington Spurred on by the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of unarmed African-American teen Trayvon Martin, and the recent Supreme Court decision that ripped the heart out of the Voting Rights Act, legislation written in the blood of a people, both of which again exposed the wide racial divides ...
Keywords: Myrlie Evers-Williams; Ben Jealous; Rev. Jesse Jackson; A. Philip Randolph; March on Washington
Downloads: 56
[audio]Building Bridges: So Rich, So Poor - The Crisis of U.S. Poverty Today - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report National Edition Produced by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ***************** So Rich , So Poor - The Crisis of U.S. Poverty Today with Peter Edelman, Author So Rich, So Poor: Why Itâs So Hard To End Poverty In America. Professor at Georgetown University Law Center ,he was top advisor to Senator Robert Kennedy and was a member of President Clintonâs administration until he resigned in protest of Clintonâs signing, 16 years ago the Welfare Reform and ...
Keywords: Peter Edelman; Frances Fox Piven; Avis Jones DeWeever; poverty in U.S; unemployment; working poor; income disparity; African-Americans wage gap; African-Americans unemployment; U.S. elections
Downloads: 44
[audio]Building Bridges Radio: Christopher Hedges: Poverty, Racism & Policing, Mass Incarceration, Resistance and Social Transformation - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ********************* Poverty, Racism & Policing, Mass Incarceration, Resistance and Social Transformation featuring Christopher Hedges, author of twelve books, including the best seller âDays of Destruction, Days of Revolt,â New York Times Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, recipient of Amnesty International âs Global Award for Human Rights Journalism, Truthdig columnist, educator behind the wal...
Keywords: Prisoners rights; mass incarceration; Christopher Hedges; prisons New Jersey
Downloads: 49
[audio]Building Bridges: Beyond the Climate March - Flood Wall Street with Anne Petermann - Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ********************* Beyond the Climate March - Flood Wall Street with Anne Petermann, Exec. Dir., The Global Justice Ecology Project, which just released the report "Green Shock Doctrine" and runs the climate-connections.org blog, Petermann said : The Global Climate "march brought together a diverse mix of constituencies from anti-capitalists to Indigenous Peoples to representatives from communiti...
Keywords: Anne Petermann; Global Justice Ecology Project; Green Shock Doctrine; Global Climate March; flood wall street
Downloads: 22
[audio]Building Bridges: Nurses Struggle to Stop Hospital Closings; Arrests in NY Walmart Action - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges over WBAI radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., October 9, 2013, 7 - 8 pm EST ******************************** Four Arrested in NY Walmart Action in OurWalmart Nationwide Protests with The workers during the protest! Walmart workers visited the office of Board of Directorsâ member Chris Williams to deliver a petition signed by over 200,000 people demanding Walmart commit to provide full-time work with a minimum salary of $25,000, reinstate workers who were fired fo...
Keywords: Walmart union; OurWalmart; nurses brooklyn; hospital closing brooklyn; New York State Nurses Association
Downloads: 32
[audio]Building Bridges Radio: Virtual May Day Rally - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ******************************************** Virtual May Day Rally (58 minutes) May Day started in the U.S. in 1886 as a nationwide general strike by mostly immigrant workers for the 8 hour day. While celebrated throughout the rest of the world, it has been ignored in the U.S. until recently with the revived protests by immigrant workers...
Keywords: May Day; labor history
Downloads: 95
[audio]Building Bridges: Puerto Rico Libre - Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition 027:55 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** Que Viva Puerto Rico Libre! with Dylcia Pagan, former Puerto Rican political prisoner, who spent nearly 20 years in prison for her involvement in the Puerto Rican Independence Movement and Jan Susler, attorney, distinguished for her work with the Puerto Rican Independence Movement, having represented Puerto Rican political prisoners for over two decades...
Keywords: Puerto Rico Independence; Dylcia Pagan; Jan Susler; UN Decolonization Hearings
Downloads: 60
[audio]Building Bridges: May Day Special - Workers Unite Resisting the Creation of a Sweatshop Nation - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges over WBAI radio, 99.5 FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Thursday, May 1, 2014, 2 - 6 pm EST *****************************. Building Bridges May Day Special Thursday, May 1, from 2 â 6 pm The American Dream Unraveling: Resisting the Creation of a Sweatshop Nation Thursday, May 1st Celebrate May Day over WBAI 2 â 6 pm, when weâll Build Bridges around the globe for the workerâs of the world to tell it like it is...
Keywords: May day 2014; cooperatives new york city; larry hamm
Downloads: 14
[audio]Building Bridges: Stanley Aronowitz- Toward a New Workers’ Movement - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ********************* The Death and Life of American Labor: Toward a New Workersâ Movement with Stanley Aronowitz with In the 1950s, Aronowitz was a factory metalworker. In the â50s and â60s, he directed organizing with the Amalgamated Clothing Workers and the Oil, Chemical and Atomic Workers. In 1963, he coordinated labor participation for the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom...
Keywords: Stanley aronowitz; Death and Life of American Labor; workers movement; labor; Unions; union membership
Downloads: 66
[audio]Building Bridges: Nurses Prescribe Tax Wall Street to Heal America - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition 26:08 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** Nurses Say Lady Liberty Is Sick, But A Wall Street Financial Speculation Tax Could Heal Her The Statue of Liberty apparently got âsickâ over whatâs happening to this countryâs working class so, the nationâs nurses rushed to N.Y.C. to try and heal her. One by one, members of National Nurses United (NNU) attempted to diagnose what was making Lady Libert...
Keywords: National Nurses United (NNU); nurses union; Rose Ann DeMoro; financial speculation tax; tax wall street; tax the rich; budget deficit; U.S. debt crisis
Downloads: 47
[audio]Building Bridges: US Bombing Iraq & Syria; NYC Contractor Denies Workers Healthcare; Happy Birthday Sonia Sanchez - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges over WBAI radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., Sept. 29, 2014, 7 - 8pm EST *****************************. We do have choices--choices more likely to lead to long-term peace in Iraq and Syria than dropping bombs! featuring Raed Jarrar, policy impact coordinator for the American Friends Service Committee. "There are very thoughtful and long term plans that can eliminate extremism in Iraq and Syria, but the U.S...
Keywords: Raed Jarrar ISIS; U.S. Bombing ISIS; Workers United Maramont; Sonia Sanchez Birthday; Jessica Care Moore Sonia Sanchez; The Maramont Corporation and New York City
Downloads: 11
[audio]Building Bridges: Bangladesh Garment Workers Tragedy Again; Beyond Corporate Capitalism and State Socialism - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges over WBAI radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., April 29, 2013, 7 - 8 pm EST ******************************** The Blood, Sweat & Tears Of Bangladeshâs Garment Workers Stain The Clothes of Multi-National Corps. Who Reap Huge Profits From Workers' Misery with Barbara Briggs, Asst. Dir., Institute for Global Labor & Human Rights and Kalpona Atker, Ex. Dir., Bangladesh Center for Worker Solidarity To date, more than 382 are confirmed dead, 2,044 people have been rescue...
Keywords: Barbara Briggs; Institute for Global Labor & Human Rights; Rana Plaza building collapse; Bangladesh garment workers; Cleveland cooperatives; Gar Alperovitz; What Then Must We Do?; The Next American Revolution: Beyond Corporate Capitalism and State Socialism; worker cooperatives; state banks; municipal socialism
Downloads: 43
[audio]Professor Stanley Aronowitz - Working for an Economy, By the People, for the People - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges, the National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ****************** Working for an Economy, By the People, for the People with Professor Stanley Aronowitz Stanley Aronowitz is the director of the Center for the Study of Culture, Technology and Work at the CUNY Graduate Center, a distinguished professor of sociology and urban education, author of 23 books , and ran for governor of New York in 2002...
Keywords: Stanley Aronowitz; Center for the Study of Culture; Technology and Work at the CUNY Graduate Center; Working class studies; Mayor Bill de Blasio; Guaranteed National Minimum Income; shorter work week; housing cooperatives; minimum wage; unemployment
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[audio]Building Bridges: Black Farmers Speakout for Justice with Alice Walker - Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition 27:19 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** Still Fighting for Their Forty Acres And A Mule: The Plight Of Black Farmers with . Gary Grant, Pres., Black Farmers & Agriculturalists Assn., N.C. . Eddie Carthan, Pres., Mississippi Family Farmers Association . Hezekiah Gibson, Pres.. United Farmers, USA , S.C...
Keywords: Gary Grant; Black Farmers & Agriculturalists Assn; Eddie Carthan; Mississippi Family Farmers Association; Hezekiah Gibson; United Farmers; USA; Pigford v Vilsack; black farmers discrimination; Alice Walker
Downloads: 96
[audio]Building Bridges: Pete Seeger: His Songs & Stories of Protest - Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report Produced by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash ***************************************************** Pete Seeger: His Songs & Stories of Protest About Working People, The Environment, Nuclear Proliferation, War, Civil Liberties and Life.
Keywords: Pete Seeger; Woody Guthrie; The Internationale; May Day; environment
Downloads: 266
[audio]Building Bridges: Low Wage Airport Workers Protest Scrooge Employers During Holiday Travel Season - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges, the National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ****************** Low Wage Airport Workers Protest Scrooge Employers During Holiday Travel Season with * Shareeka Elliot, a terminal cleaner at JFK's Terminal 8 (American Airlines) for a contractor called Airway Cleaners * Rob Hill, Vice President, Local 32BJ, SEIU * Rose Oby, a security guard at LaGuardia airport (Delta Airlines) for a contractor called Aviation Safeguard * Hector Figueroa, President, Local 32BJ SEIU Thousan...
Keywords: Airport workers; airport union; airport contracting out; Hector Figueroa; Local 32bj airport organizing; Airway Cleaners local 32bj; Aviation Safeguard local 32bj
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[audio]Building Bridges: Diane Ravitch on Saving Our Public Schools, Electorate's Push to Raise the Minimum Wage, - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges over WBAI Radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., November 10, 2014, 7 - 8pm EST *****************************. SOS! Save Our Public Schools! Diane Ravitch, historian of education, educational policy analyst, and research professor at New York University's Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development assesses Mayor de Blasioâs recently unveiled $150 million plan to revamp schools citywide and discusses her newest book Reign of Error: The Hoax of the...
Keywords: Diane Ravitch; NYC public schools; charter schools; Good jobs nation; minimum wage; Obama Executive Order federal contracts
Downloads: 13
[audio]Building Bridges: ACT UP/OWS Confront Wall St.; Mayor Padlocks More Public Schools; Brooklyn Grocery Workers Unionize - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
WBAIâs Radio Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Monday, April 23, 2012, 7- 8 pm EST, over 99.5 FM Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash ******************************** ACT UP N.Y. Commemorates 25th Anniversary By Taking To Wall Street With OWS To End Financial Crimes Against People With Aids & The 99% With Judit Rius Sanjuan, U.S. Manager of the Access Campaign, Medecins Sans Frontieres/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) and Eric Sawyer, founding member ACT UP, Housing Works...
Keywords: ACT UP N.Y; financial transactions tax; aids; Bloomberg education; New York Communities; RWDSU Local 338
Downloads: 18
[audio]Building Bridges: Fast Food Workers Protests from Ferguson to NYC - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ********************* Hundreds Arrested as Fast Food Workers Strike for Living Wage and Unionization featuring Jeanina Jenkins - a McDonalds Worker in Ferguson, Mo. who joined the NYC protests and was active in protesting the police killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO Thousands of fast food workers across 150 U.S...
Keywords: Fast food Ferguson; fast food workers strike; Ferguson McDonalds; Jeanina Jenkins; Michael Brown ferguson
Downloads: 11
[audio]Building Bridges: Israel's Bloody Invasion; Blunt Economic Stimulus?; Recession Hits Domestic Worker - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
WBAI Radio's Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Monday, January 12, 2009, 7 - 8 p.m. EST, over 99.5 FM 58:30 **************************************** Israelâs Hands Are Stained Red With Gazan Blood: Insights Into The Middle East with Former Ambassador Edward Peck, Special Asst. to the Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs, Nixon Administration, Chief of Mission in Baghdad, Carter Administration...
Keywords: Gaza Invasion; Edward Peck; Israel; economic crisis; Arun Gupta; Bill Tabb; domestic workers; Ai-Jen Poo
Downloads: 36
[audio]Building Bridges: Fast Food Workers Strike; Bangladesh Fire: Walmart & Disney Refuse Responsibility - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Monday, December 3, 2012, 7 - 8 pm EST ******************************** Unionize McDonalds, Burger Kings, KFC, Taco Bell, Piazza Hut, Papa Johnâs, Dominos, Wendyâs Say Their Striking Workers In First Ever Fast Food Walk-Out Hundreds of workers in an organizing campaign, Fast Food Forward, struck the New York Cityâs largest fast food chains to call for decent wages to support their families, and the right to form a union without interference...
Keywords: Walmart Bangladesh fire; Disney Bangladesh fire; Bangladesh workers; Kalpona Akter; Bangladesh Center for Worker Solidarity; Bangladesh unions; Bangladesh garment fire; Bangladesh unions; fast food unions; McDonalds union
Downloads: 29
[audio]Building Bridges: Making of Global Capitalism with Leo Panitch and Sam Gindin plus Mouseland - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report National Edition Produced by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ******************************** The Making of Global Capitalism: The Political Economy of American Empire with . Leo Panitch, Canada Research Chair in Comparative Political Economy in the Dept. of Political Science at York University . Sam Gindin, former Research Dir. of the Canadian Autoworkers Union and Prof...
Keywords: Leo Panitch; York University; Sam Gindin; Tommy Douglas; Canadian New Democratic Party
Downloads: 51
[audio]Building Bridges National: Hiroshima Deceptions Revealed - Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg (27:38) ******************************************** From Here To Eternity: U.S. Nuclear Policy From Hiroshima & Nagasaki Through Today with Professor Tsuyoshi Hasegawa, Director of Cold War Studies, University of Southern CA. at Berkley Professor Hasegawa discusses why there wasnât any moral or political basis to drop nuclear bombs on Japan, who was already determined to surrender and why...
Keywords: Hiroshima; atom bomb; nuclear weapons; President Truman; Japan
Downloads: 103
[audio]Building Bridges: George Galloway - Israel, Palestine and US - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition - 27:59 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** Israel, Palestine and US With George Galloway, former British Parliament Member and founder Viva Palestina We present a wide ranging interview with George Galloway on the key role of the U.S. maintaining Israeli apartheid policies towards the Palestinians. Galloway talks about the recent challenges to the Israeli blockade of Gaza, possible changes in U.S...
Keywords: George Galloway; Viva Palestina; Freedom Flotilla; Israel apartheid; Palestine; Gaza blockade
Downloads: 81
[audio]Building Bridges National: Puerto Rican Workers Fight Layoffs and a Domestic Workers Bill of Rights - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition - 27:23 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************************** Workers Protest Puerto Ricoâs Governor âs Lay Off Of Tens Of Thousands with Benjamin Borges, Executive Director, Public Service Workers United of Puerto Rico (Servidores Públicos Unidos de Puerto Rico) Council 95, AFSCME One hundred thousand marched in San Juan to protest the recent firing of10,000 workers by prostatehood Governor Luis For...
Keywords: Puerto Rico Unions; AFSCME Council 95; Governor Fortuno; Benjamin Borges; Puerto Rico layoffs; Law 7; domestic workers; domestic workers bill of rights; Ai-Jen Poo
Downloads: 82
[audio]Building Bridges: Recession & Prison Labor; Medicare is the Answer, Not the Problem - Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition 27:17 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ******************************************** Corporations Say, Why Bargain With Free Labor When Thereâs A Captive Labor At Our Disposal? with Rania Khalek, independent journalist, AlterNet Prison labor is every Corporation's dream - cheap labor, no sick leave, no time off, no holidays and employees that can be easily replaced...
Keywords: Rania Khalek; Margaret Flowers; Medicare; Medicare for All; single payer
Downloads: 35
[audio]Building Bridges: The New South Africa and The Lonmin-Marikana Mining Massacre - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report National Edition Produced by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ****************** What The Lonmin-Marikana Mining Massacre Says About The New South Africa With Mazibuko Jara, editor, âAmandla, South Africaâs new progressive magazine Standing for Social Justiceâ, a leader of the Democratic Left Front in South Africa, bringing together 40 South African social movements into a broad anti-capitalist front, former media officer of the South African Communist...
Keywords: Lonmin-Marikana Mining Massacre; African National Congress; ANC; COSATU; Mazibuko Jara; Amandla; South Africa labor; South African unions; South African Communist Party; Congress of South African Trade Unions; Democratic Left Front in South Africa
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[audio]Building Bridges: Low Wage Airport Workers Protest - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges over WBAI radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., November 25, 2013, 7 - 8 pm EST streaming @ www.wbai.org smartphone streaming @ http://stream.wbai.org & to listen, or download archived shows, http://archive.wbai.org/show1.php?showid=bbridges ******************************** Low Wage Airport Workers Protest Scrooge Employers During Holiday Travel Season with * Shareeka Elliot, a terminal cleaner at JFK's Terminal 8 (American Airlines) for a contractor called Airway C...
Keywords: local 32bj; airport workers organize; American airlines subcontracting
Downloads: 57
[audio]Protesting Massive Schools Closing in NYC - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition - 27:54 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************************** Instruction, Not Destruction: Protesting Proposed School Closings with Carmen Applewhite, Teacher, Candidate for UFT President, Chancellor, International Assocation of Educators for Peace. and James Eterno, Teacher, Jamaica High School, UFT Chapter Chair, Candidate for UFT President and William Hargraves, Member Coalition for Pubic Education, P...
Keywords: New York City schools closings; NYC Department of Education; Mayor Bloomberg Schools; charter schools new York city; United Federation of Teachers school closing lawsuit; Carmen Applewhite; James Eterno
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[audio]Greek Tragedy, Europe’s Achilles Heel?; OWS Sotheby Workers Rally at $500 Million Auction - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition 27:53 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ******************************************** Greek Tragedy, Europeâs Achilles Heel? with Leo Panitch, Professor of Political Science at York University, Canada and Editor of the Socialist Register. As the G-20 economic summit met austerity was sweeping Europe, the future of the Eurozone was in doubt and then the Greek government collapsed over its proposed new debt agreement with the...
Keywords: Greek debt; G-20; Leo Panitch; Socialist Register; austerity; euro zone; Sotheby union; Teamster 814; Occupy Wall Street
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[audio]Building Bridges National: The Looting of America - Again? - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition 28 minutes Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************************** âThe Looting of America: How Wall Street's Game of Fantasy Finance Destroyed Our Jobs, Pensions, and Prosperityâ and What We Can Do About Itâ with Les Leopold Executive Director, The Labor Institute & the Public Health Institute Les Leopold has given an entertaining account of the growth of the derivative market that supported the housing...
Keywords: William Tabb; Bill Tabb; Les Leopold; The Labor Institute; The Public Health Institute; econonic crisis; bank bailouts
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[audio]End Mass Incarceration with Mumia Abu-Jamal, Angela Davis, Soffiyah Elijah, and Marc Lamont Hill - Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report National Edition Produced by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ***************** âAnd The Walls Came Tumbling Downâ with Mumia Abu-Jamal, Angela Davis, Soffiyah Elijah, and Marc Lamont Hill Recalling in now its 41st year the Attica prison massacre of courageous prisoners who rose up against dehumanizing conditions, thousands came together to follow their lead and resist the burgeoning system of caging human beings...
Keywords: Mumia Abu-Jamal; Angela Davis; Soffiyah Elijah; Marc Lamont Hill; mass incarceration; solitary confinement; new jim crow; attica rebellion
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[audio]Building Bridges: NYC Fire Dept Discrimination; NYC Hospital Laundry Privatization Protest - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition -28 minutes Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** Bloomberg To FDNY Vulcans, âBurn Baby Burnâ with Paul Washington, Past President, Vulcan Society, FDNY Richard Levy, attorney for Vulcan Society Rather than complying with a Federal court order to choose among five plans to increase hiring of African American and Latino candidates for the NYC Fire Dept...
Keywords: Paul Washington, Past President, Vulcan Society, FDNY, Richard Levy, attorney for Vulcan Society, Carman Charles, President Hospitals Local 420,DC 37, AFSCME, racial discrimination, Mayor Bloomberg, NY Fire Department, NYC Health and Hospital Corporation
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[audio]: Building Bridges: CA Prison Inmates Hunger Strike for Their Lives - Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
Building Bridges, the National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ***************** Prison Inmates Hunger Strike for Their Lives with . Delores Canales, member of California Families to Abolish Solitary Confinement (Cfasc), Advisory Board of CURB (Californians United for a Responsible Budget) and LWSGI (Lives Worth Saving Gang Intervention), mother of a Pelican Bay SHU prisoner and . Carol Strickman, attorney, Legal Services for Prisoners With Children, member of the Prisoner Hunger Strike S...
Keywords: California prison hunger strike; Delores Canales; California Families to Abolish Solitary Confinement (Cfasc); Carol Strickman; Legal Services for Prisoners With Children; Ashker v. Brown; Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity Coalition; solitary confinement California prisons
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[audio]Building Bridges: Newark Mayoral Candidate Ras J. Baraka - Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
Building Bridges, the National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ***************** One On One With Ras J. Baraka, Candidate for Mayor, Newark N.J. Newarkâs South Ward Councilman and principal at Central High School, long-time activist and son of poet/activists Amina & Imamu Amiri Baraka wants to become Newark, New Jerseyâs 39th mayor. Baraka explained âI would have been comfortable staying in the City Councilâa lot can be accomplished there, but âMayor [Corey] Booker is making a run fo...
Keywords: Amina & Imamu Amiri Baraka; Ras Baraka Newark Mayor; Newark schools Ras Baraka
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